Our beautiful range of Fair Trade silver rings is designed in the UK, but handmade by artisans and cooperatives in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil.
Production has minimal environmental impact, whilst being genuinely beneficial to the indiginous people who make the jewellery.
The craftspeople use the rainforest’s naturally occuring seeds, berries, wood and natural fibre to create stunning, contemporary eco-friendly Fair Trade jewellery.
The Amazon rainforest is a moist broadleaf forest that covers most of the Amazon Basin of South America.
This river basin is a source of one-fifth of all free-flowing fresh water on Earth. Its rain forests are the planet’s largest and most luxuriant, and amazingly, home to one in ten known species on Earth. The Amazon`s tropical rainforest makes up over half of the planet’s remaining rainforests.
This basin encompasses seven million square kilometers (1.7 billion acres), of which five and a half million square kilometers (1.4 billion acres) are covered by the rainforest. This region includes territory belonging to nine nations. The majority of the forest is contained within Brazil, with 60% of the rainforest, followed by Peru with 13%, and with minor amounts in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana.
In the last decades, scientific research has established a clear link between the health of the Amazon and the integrity of the global environment, but still only a fraction of its biological richness has been revealed. Today, rapid deforestation threatens the Amazon. At current rates, 55 percent of its rain forests could be gone by 2030—a looming disaster not only for the region’s plants and animals, but for the world.
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